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An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University
We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions.
We work with a variety of organisations to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation.
We offer Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD study opportunities. All our staff are active researchers with extensive expertise in teaching.

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Talk on the Wild Side - Narrative Urbanism

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Talk on the Wild Side - Narrative Urbanism

The latest issue of MONU #29 Narrative Urbanism, one of the most innovative and progress publications in its field, features an article co-authored by Nick Dunn and Dan Dubowitz. The abstract for their contribution, Talk on the Wild Side: Moving Beyond Storytelling in Cities is...More information

The Future Starts Today, ImaginationLancaster contribute to latest Global Strategic Trends report

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The Future Starts Today, ImaginationLancaster contribute to latest Global Strategic Trends report

The sixth edition of Global Strategic Trends: The Future Starts Today, published by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre, describes a future context for defence and security out to 2050. Nick Dunn, Chris Boyko and Serena Pollastri contributed to the report through their research into...More information

Workshop at Petrosains provides interface between the science with the social.

Workshop at Petrosains provides interface between the science with the social.

On 28th September 2018, the ImaginAging team held another successful workshop at Petrosains, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre.  The aim of the co-designing workshop is to pilot an exploration that will interface the science with the social. Participants from diverse...Read full update

ImaginAging represented in the recent Social Innovation Live Asia

ImaginAging represented in the recent Social Innovation Live Asia

on October 8-9, 2018 at ImpactHub Kuala lumpur

ImaginAging was invited to be on the panel for “Building Knowledge and Narratives between Social Innovation and Science and Technology” under one of the conference’s deep-dive session, “Building Shared Knowledge: Rethinking Research Practice,” on...Read full update

Cleaning & hygiene practices survey in Ghana completed

Cleaning & hygiene practices survey in Ghana completed

The team at Noguchi have been running for the past month a survey on the hygiene and cleaning practices across different domestic environments (i.e. urban vs rural, private vs communal dwellings) and a range of social scales (i.e. low, low-middle, middle, upper) within Accra, Ghana. ...Read full update

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RT @ProfTriviality: The Internet of Things Game created by @haideraliakmal from @ImaginationLanc for @PETRASiot will be on display @RTD2019

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RT @ProfTriviality: Some unusual 3D printing activity going on in today’s speculative design studio @ImaginationLanc @LICAatLancaster #desi…

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RT @alan_hook: I spent today in @ImaginationLanc with @sere_miru, @paulstweet & @ProfTriviality talking about speculative methods for Inter…

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RT @emax: Download a free copy of our "Little Book of Philosophy of the Internet of Things" here and read about our vision for Moral, Respe…

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RT @ProfTriviality: Getting artefacts ready for @RTD2019 where we will present 'Research Through Board Game Design' and 'Experiencing the…

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RT @Andy_PBCToday: The new #BIM Today is out now! Featuring the #goldenthread of building information, @_Operam's @paulshillcock on #ISO196…

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RT @embedded_iot: Had a very informative and thought provoking day with everybody @ImaginationLanc. And have come away with some reading ma…

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RT @alan_hook: Speculative Design proposal for an Interspecies Design Toolkit I’ve been working on at @ImaginationLanc which critiques the…

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RT @PETRASiot: Addressing knowledge needs of IoT cybersecurity – PETRAS is proud to present this final Stream Report https://t.co/fSOMhuRLu…

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